The Drum Jobs 20 June 2018 13:01:31 +0000 Account Manager Are you an experienced Account Manager looking to join an integrated marketing agency with a great culture, flexibility and the opportunity to progress your career to AD level? If so, read on… This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading marketing and lead generation agency based in Staffordshire. The agency work on highly effective campaigns with guaranteed ROI for a plethora of SME and corporate B2B businesses. If you’re an Account Manager looking to join an agency who offer a great work / life balance (including a half day every Friday!) in a supportive, family focused environment please get in touch! This role would see you working across a variety of online and offline campaigns that are sales and lead gen focused in the main. Campaigns are broad and span on an offline comms; telemarketing, eDM, content creation, website management, banner advertising print advertising, social, PR, blogs and exhibition support. Working as part of a supportive team and with great ownership and autonomy in relation to your client base you’ll be both strategic and tactical, managing client relationships, taking briefs and managing highly creative and thoughtful campaigns through to execution. It’s really important in this role that you get under the skin of your clients and you’ll have plenty of opportunity to be out meeting them. This agency are extremely service focused and focused on creating campaigns that are highly creative and that deliver great results and an extremely high ROI. Key responsibilities: • Managing client... 14 June 2018 15:03:38 +0000 Conceptual Designer and Copywriter An award winning agency based in a beautiful setting in Warwickshire, is searching for talented, passionate and driven creatives to join their team. They adopt an individual outlook and their belief system is all about taking risks, pushing boundaries and challenging the status quo and they are passionate that this starts with the people they choose to hire and who work for this agency. The Owners work hard to make sure everyone is happy to come to work each morning and where there is little hierarchy, so no matter what your level, your voice is heard. Due to numerous account wins, they are now looking for either a junior creative team or individual conceptual designer and copywriter that can pair up. You’ll work under two inspiring and motivational Creative Directors, who will mentor you along the way. However, the onus will be very much on you being able to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in. Hence the need for at least some commercial experience working within an agency environment already. 1 If you’re a junior team, you’ll work on and creatively manage, on a day-to-day basis, work for clients in the FMCG, retail, leisure, automotive and travel sectors. You will be responsible for: * Creative work across all forms of media, from initial concept to finished work, under the management of the creative services team and the creative heads * Strong strategic and creative insight is required to effectively sell in creative work * Software knowledge to include Microsoft Office (copywriter) and Adobe Creative Cloud (art director), in... 14 June 2018 15:03:33 +0000 Senior PR Account Executive A unique opportunity for a current Senior PR Account Executive or an ambitious PR Account Executive looking to step up, to join a fantastic PR agency in Birmingham! This fantastic agency is looking for a new Senior PR Account Executive to join the team where they will be working across an exciting remit of Blue Chip B2B clients! This is a rare opportunity for an ambitious PR with B2B experience to work on interesting and high profile B2B clients. This opportunity will provide the successful candidate with an amazing opportunity to gain extremely impressive experience that will add extensive value to their skillset, standing them in good stead for a long and successful career in PR. This role requires a PR Account Executive with the ability to write engaging content, liaise effectively within B2B press and the passion and enthusiasm to excel within this energetic, fast paced PR agency. This agency offers great benefits including extensive career progression recognising the talents and efforts of their team, regular incentives and rewards for performance, the opportunity to attend high profile, exciting events and above all, the chance to work in a highly desirable working environment with lots of flexibility and social benefits. Key Responsibilities * Producing creative B2B copy for press releases and social media content * Building and maintaining strong relationships with the media in order to gain successful media coverage * Working closely alongside PR Account Managers to produce powerful and successful campaigns * Contributing to the development of campaign... 14 June 2018 15:03:15 +0000 Technical Lead Developer An established full service agency based in Worcester are searching for an experienced Back End Developer to join their team to manage resource across projects, test code and support their office’s technical infrastructure and hosting services. The role will require technical solutions to meet their client’s needs whilst striving to create appealing or engaging solutions and products that adhere to industry best practice. This back end web developer will work alongside a front end developer and sit within the wider digital team. You will be the technical representative for the development team, manage third party resources such as technical services providers and support the management team for technical decision making. Required: * Proficient in PHP. * Full understanding of multiple CMS platforms and the benefits and advantages behind them. WordPress knowledge is essential. * Ability to produce clear instructive technical specifications for the team to use to deliver the end product * Proficient understanding of accessibility and security compliancy for software solutions * Experience of managing third party suppliers such as hosting providers, remote teams or IT services. * A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices. * Good knowledge of hosting services, you will be working with Cpanel, WHM, AWS and Digital Ocean. * Command line experience is highly beneficial. * Ability to scope a project, produce technical specs and quote projects accurately. Beneficial: *... 11 June 2018 16:04:54 +0000 Email Developer This role will see you employed on-site for one of this digital agency’s largest clients. Working across an impressive portfolio of brands within the FMCG sector, with a database of over 15m customer records, this company invest significantly into market leading technology and as such, are now looking to expand their Campaign Delivery team. They are in need of an Email Developer to work within the CRM and Loyalty team and are looking for this person to have in-depth front end developer knowledge, specifically within email development. Experience in email marketing is a must, and overall digital marketing background is desirable. The role will focus solely on building email templates which will be sent out via their full brand portfolio, so the workload will be high, fast paced and challenging. Responsibilities * Develop emails using HTML / CSS & Javascript where necessary. * Ensure that email functionality works across all browsers and devices. * Participate in continuous process in improvement initiatives * Ongoing education in new tools and techniques * Work with dynamic content rules specifically for Adobe CMT. * Keep up with industry standards and new best practices in email development. * Ability to function in a high pressure / fast paced environment. Skillset * Advanced proficiency in HTML / CSS – required * Javascript knowledge desirable * 3+ years in email marketing desirable * Experience in digital marketing * Experience with front end development * Experience working with multiple or complex ESPs * Advanced understanding of... 06 June 2018 10:10:47 +0000 Account Director Fantastic new Account Director opportunity with a global integrated communications agency based in Warwickshire working on some market leading B2B clients! This agency are looking to grow their senior team with the appointment of an Account Director who will be responsible for leading on a couple of the agency’s key clients, both international market leading brands. The agency are brilliant at what they do and their client retention is second to none, this role will involve working on two of the agency’s largest global both blue chip clients who are UK based but with an international remit. You’d be the strategic lead, managing your team to deliver above and below the line campaigns across design, print, direct mail, print, radio, content creation and PR along with some digital aspects too. The agency have a great culture and offer excellent training and development in a supported environment where people are encouraged to speak up and even at a junior level creative input is valued and recognised. They have a flexible approach to working and are open to both part time and full time working options. The Account Director will be responsible for: • Acting as the senior contact and strategic lead for two of the agency’s key clients, both complex in nature – you’ll be really getting under the skin of their products and their brands • Managing your team to deliver forward thinking and creative marketing campaigns across multiple markets • Leading, mentoring and developing team members • Assisting with... 05 June 2018 11:11:35 +0000 Web Developer Are you a Web Developer looking for a fast paced role in a highly regarded and successful agency? Are you looking for progression within a friendly team? If so, this is the role for you. A leading design agency in Worcestershire is in need of a motivated Web Developer that is passionate about what they do and strives to provide market leading web solutions to clients. This role will encompass building and project managing website production across the agency’s broad client base, built up of local business and well known blue chip companies. You’ll be working on new build client websites, predominantly using Wordpress CMS. This includes front end as well as simple bespoke plug-ins from time to time. As this role is quite vast, you’ll need to be versatile and be comfortable building websites for different platforms. The agency themselves are small but mighty, the team are fun and welcoming and they offer great benefits! You’ll begin as the sole Web Developer, but plans are in place to expand this area of the team over the next twelve months. There is a team of web designers currently that you’ll be working very closely with; they will create PSD layouts for you to then turn into working websites. As well as high quality coding skills, you’ll also need an eye for design. When website meetings are taking place you will take the lead in any technical aspect ultimately to provide top level, robust solutions for your client base. There will also be an element of Ecommerce development and you’ll be taking technical... 04 June 2018 17:05:09 +0000 Digital Designer I am on the hunt for a talented and experienced Digital Designer to join an established company that is based in the West Midlands and is commutable from Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Birmingham and Shropshire. This company are highly regarded within the professional services sector and are growing their client list rapidly with a mixture of FTSE 100 companies. Working within the Creative Services Team and working closely with the wider business you will be working across a wide variety of existing and new clients. Working within an open plan and friendly office you will be an influential piece of team often working alongside other team members to help come up with the very best creative solutions. As Digital Designer your responsibility will be to successfully deliver a wide range of work, typically including the production of online creative solutions design which includes corporate literature, advertisements, newsletters, social media and PowerPoint presentations. Reporting into the Creative Services Manager you will work closely to ensure you produce professionally designed marketing material which positively projects the company’s brand both internally and externally. Key Responsibilities: * Produce a range of digital artwork for use across multiple digital formats including online, email and social. * Ensure brand consistency whilst innovating for the future. * Develop and maintain the visual identity of the company’s website. * Ensure the company’s HTML emails are up to date and optimised correctly. * Ensure digital trends are... 01 June 2018 14:02:48 +0000 Creative Artworker I am on the hunt for an experienced Creative Artworker to effectively design & artwork a variety of printed media. Working for an agency but as an implant into one of their clients offices that are based just outside of Coventry, you will be required to deliver a broad range of media including POS, Digital, Packaging & other branded communications ensuring all artwork is print ready and produced within timescales. Responsibilities include: * To design & artwork jobs on a daily basis, providing creative artwork support for monthly campaigns & adhoc design requirements. * Communicate with the Account Director and Creative Account Manager in order to manage workflow. * Take client briefs from the creative account manager and customer ensuring all assets and copy makes sense prior to design and artworking. * Ensure all artwork is on-brand and consistent with the most recent / relevant creative brand guidelines. * Ensure all time is logged accurately against the relevant job number. * Display expert level knowledge of all current 2D Graphic design & artwork software. Key Skills: * Expert Mac software knowledge - Adobe Creative Suite (CS6), Acrobat, Office & Insight. * Excellent technical skills, with a strong understanding of design & typography with an excellent eye for detail. * Advanced knowledge of all print & design processes. * Client facing – confident & outgoing with good communication & interpersonal skills. * Diligent, hardworking & organized – flexible approach to instruction with an ability to manage own time, prioritise tasks, work... 23 May 2018 17:05:58 +0000 Graphic Designer We are working with a highly established financial services provider seeking a skilled Midweight Designer to join their friendly Marketing team. Based between Macclesfield and Stoke-on-Trent in modern office space surrounded by parks, shops and restaurants this company have over 150 years within their sector. They have expanded to 12 offices across the North of England and now have the need to bring all creative work internally with the help of a very skilled designer. As sole designer, this fast paced role will be joining their Marketing and Products Department. The role will be creating effective designs across a variety of media, with a specific focus on designing and producing brochures, flyers, adverts and direct marketing campaigns. Additional print campaigns will including exhibition stands and pull up banners. There will also be a digital element in the role, supporting in the update of web pages using a content management system, production of online static adverts and animated banners, alongside designing HTML emails. Suitable candidates will ideally have 3+ years experience within a similar in-house position and have a strong portfolio across both print and digital. This is a great opportunity to join a highly successful financial brand with lots of scope to implement new design campaigns and processes. They also offer a very generous holiday allowance and very sociable working hours! Please apply with your CV and Portfolio asap and they are looking to appoint this position immediately.